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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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What are the sign or symptoms of a dry kidney?

What are the sign or symptoms of a dry kidney?

Clarify: Dry kidney - there is no such term called dry kidney.Please clarify the term. ...Read more

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What is the tretment for dry kidneys ?

What is the tretment for dry kidneys
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Fluids?: I am not sure what "dry kidneys" are but there are few conditions that require fluid restriction.Ask your dr. ...Read more

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Can liver, or kidney problems be cause for dry eyes?

Can liver, or kidney problems be cause for dry eyes?

Not directly : But liver and kidney problems may be a sign of autoimmune disease like lupus or sjogrens. These diseases can be associated with dry eyes. ...Read more

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Can dry humping as a form of masturbation cause kidney infections?

Can dry humping as a form of masturbation cause kidney infections?

No relationship: If you are getting kidney infections, there is another cause and kidney infections are serious, needing your doctor's attention immediately ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat dry gangrene without surgery of foot to kidney patient?

Is it possible to treat dry gangrene without surgery of foot to kidney patient?

Possibly: But probably not. You need vascular studies to see where the blockage of blood flow is, and take it from there. One must be vigilant for ascending infections when gangrene is present. ...Read more

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If I have kidney disease , and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me ?

If I have kidney disease , and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me ?

Sure: If your kidney disease upsets your stomach, the vinegar may make it worse. If you're expecting drinking the vinegar to help dry scalp, you're overly optimistic. Applying it topically might help -- your physician may have other suggestions. Apple cider vinegar is promoted as being good for everything, which itself should let you draw a reasonable conclusion. Still, it's interesting. ...Read more

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Why in the am am i lightheaded & dark urine? Blood work all normal today, inc. Kidneys - orthostatics normal, heart work up too. House very dry .. ?

Why in the am am i lightheaded & dark urine?  Blood work all normal today, inc. Kidneys - orthostatics normal, heart work up too. House very dry .. ?

Dehydration: Lightheaded spells should be correlated with blood pressure measurements lying, then when getting up, checking for drop. Dark urine may imply concentrated specimen due to dehydration. Perhaps first voided urine sample should be checked for specific gravity, etc. Try drinking couple glasses of water prior retiring at night. ...Read more

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I have dry throat, back pain, severe pains in my rib whenever I lie on my belly and sometimes around my kidney area ?

I have dry throat, back pain, severe pains in my rib whenever I lie on my belly  and sometimes around my kidney area ?

Need more info.: Do you mean chest pain (rib pain when on belly)? All of this started at once? Or over some time? Do you have fever? Do you have any weakness or numbness? Please give more info! ...Read more